Volume 1 The Making of THE GEORGIAN GENTLEMAN Michael Brander penetrates the much romanticised era of the Georgian Gentleman showing how he really lived. It was a time of peaceful agricultural growth at home and of lengthy wars abroad, the start of an overseas Empire as British merchants seized commercial opportunities backed by naval supremacy. It was a period of balls and masques, of refinement, grace, moderation and scholarship, of drunkenness, gaming, duelling and folly, of strong odours, flickering candlelight, dirt ...

Georgian Gentleman 1973, Saxon House

ISBN-13: 9780347000055

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